Sen. Amanda Shelton on Wednesday introduced two bills that would appropriate $433,000 from the Tobacco Settlement Fund to the University of Guam and $238,190.70 to the Guam Community College. Guam, along with five territories and 46 states, was allotted funds from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement that was created by four of the largest tobacco companies in America. Part of the funds were set aside for UOG and GCC through Public Law 25-187, authored by the late Sen
Majuro-- With over half of Majuro votes tabulated as of Tuesday morning, unofficial results suggest three of the five Parliament incumbents on the Marshall Islands' main atoll are in danger of losing their seats.
There are still five wards to tabulate as counting continues at the International Conference Centre.
The Marshall Islands national election moved from voting to tabulation around midnight last night, as the spotlight turned to election headquarters. By 9am Tues
Gov.Lou Leon Guerrero stands next to newly appointed Superio Court Judge Dana Gutierrez after a press conference in Adelup on Nov. 19, 2019. Photo by Alex Rhowuniong (Updated Nov. 20, 2019) Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero on Tuesday appointed attorney Dana A. Gutierrez of Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP to serve as Eighth Judge of the Superior Court of Guam. Born and raised on Guam, Gutierrez graduated from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 1997. She graduated ma
U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper met with Japan's Defense Minister Kono Taro in Bangkok, Thailand on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting (Plus). Both leaders reaffirmed that the U.S.-Japan Alliance remains the cornerstone for peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region, and discussed ongoing efforts to strengthen the Alliance to meet the dynamic challenges of today’s security environment. Esper and Kono recommitted to maintaining a free
The 68th iteration of Operation Christmas Drop is set to take to the Pacific skies, Dec. 9 hosted by the 36th Wing. The Department of Defense’s longest recurring humanitarian mission is a long-standing annual tradition of packaging and delivering food, tools and toys to more than 57 remote islands in the South-Eastern Pacific, including the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. During the weeklong internat
Majuro — As the Republic of the Marshall Islands prepares for Monday’s elections, President Hilda Heine is appealing to voters to give her administration another term in office, saying the nation has surged ahead over the last four years. “When I came to office four years ago the Marshall Islands was in a holding pattern, and politicians were more concerned about being re-elected than governing for the people,” Heine said. “Yet, and I say this with the greatest of humility, w